Real Stories

Hearing my father sing for the first time

Hearing my father sing for the first time

Hearing my father sing for the first time A case study by Live Music Now Diagnosed with mixed dementia in 2007, John (aged 82) has suffered a lot of trauma in […]

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Impromptu singalongs

Impromptu singalongs

Impromptu singalongs A case study by Live Music Now Monkscroft Care Centre, operated by The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), participated in the ‘Choir in Every Care Home Project’ with […]

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Eddie’s Story – A Case Study by Nordoff Robbins

Eddie’s Story – A Case Study by Nordoff Robbins

Eddie’s Story – A Case Study by Nordoff Robbins Eddie always had a passion for painting and music and was an accomplished drummer in a band. But in later life he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and could no […]

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Playing the keyboard again Fred’s story

Playing the keyboard again Fred’s story

Playing the keyboard again Fred’s story – A case study by Live Music Now Westbury Court provides a mix of nursing, respite and residential care. As with other homes, we have […]

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Music Memory Box

Music Memory Box

Think object jukebox and Desert Island Discs combined! While visiting her Great Gran who was living with dementia Chloe Meineck witnessed the transformative effects of music. Her Great Gran would […]

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Intergenerational Music Making Hub

Intergenerational Music Making Hub

Intergenerational Music Making, IMM is one of the UK’s pioneer of intergenerational music projects. They have recently launched an Intergenerational Music Making Hub, which aims to bring together the community […]

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